Flyers face off versus the rival Rangers

The Philadelphia Flyers have managed to pay out on the NHL betting lines in three of their past four games against the New York Rangers as those teams meet again on Wednesday at Madison Square Garden.

The Flyers and Rangers last met on the ice on March 1, with Philadelphia pulling out a 4-2 home win on the NHL odds in that OVER result. The UNDER has only paid off once in the past six games between the two teams dating back to last year.

These hated rivals see the moneyline surprisingly one-sided in favor of the home team with the number this afternoon at Bovada at -144. The Flyers have lost five straight at MSG, while the total has gone OVER in 8 of Philadelphia's last 9 games on the road.

The Rangers bring a 40-29-4 record to the battle against the 38-26-7 Flyers. OVER/UNDER bettors have seen New York go 29-35-9 so far and the Flyers go 34-29-8.

View Philadelphia Flyers vs New York Rangers Odds and Stats.

The Flyers were listed as 138 underdogs on the hockey moneyline earlier at Bovada. The total was set at 5 before betting started earlier on Wednesday at BetOnline.

This game matches up the No. 11 (Rangers) and the No. 2 (Flyers) teams according to our current NHL Power Rankings.

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Philadelphia was a 3-2 loser in its last match at home against the Kings. They lost as -110 favorites, while the total score of 5 made winners of PUSH bettors.

In their last action, New York was a 4-3 winner at home against the Coyotes. Bettors on New York at -135 on the moneyline collected their winnings from that game, while the total score (7) sent OVER bettors home happy as well.

How They Match Up:
Offensively, the game matches up New York's No. 18-ranked offense (2.66 goals per game) against a Flyers defense that ranks No. 16 at 2.83 goals per game allowed. The Rangers powerplay has clicked at a 18.72% rate while the Flyers have a 84.75% rate on the penalty kill.

Next up:
Philadelphia home to Toronto, Friday, March 28th
New York at Calgary, Friday, March 28th